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Archive of the posts written by author: Ron Letnes.
Feb
17

A TIME TO CARE

A TIME TO CARE IS UPON US. States across our country are enacting gun violence prevention (GVP) laws and more laws are awaiting action. States are realizing that even as Federal action is slow to zero, states have the freedom to act unilaterally.…

Feb
9

GOD’S WISDOM-JESUS’ MATURITY

The Apostle Paul writes in I Corinthians 2:6, 13, “Yet among the mature we do speak wisdom, though it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to perish. But we speak God’s wisdom….taught…

Jan
11

UNITED-IMAGE OF GOD

UNITED is the way forward for gun violence prevention (GVP). Last December, I concluded six years of service on the Protect Minnesota Board of Directors. As a final act, I purchased a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, brought wine glasses, and toasted PM, expressing…

Jan
3

RIGHTS AND PROTECTION ARE NOT ENOUGH!

The two prime arguments for opposing gun laws are: 1) I have a Constitutional RIGHT to purchase, possess and use a gun; 2) I need to PROTECT myself, family and others from a threatening person and the government. Let’s talk. Yes, you do…

Dec
27

THROUGH THE EYES

I have been taught to believe that we are to look at the Old Testament and New Testament through the eyes of Jesus. Imagine wearing a pair of glasses. We see the world through the glasses. If they are rightly prescribed and the…

Dec
14

CHRISTMAS-HOME-GUNS

CHRISTMAS is a time for gift sharing. It is the custom to provide gifts that bring joy and enhance one’s life. For many, the gift of a gun will bring joy. The gun gift also surfaces the reality of joy tempered by the…

Nov
18

A CASE FOR RED FLAG LAWS

RED FLAG LAWS SAVE LIVES. A RFL would temporarily remove a gun from an individual who was undergoing stress due to personal, partner or marital difficulties. RFL are issued through a judge and owners have the right of appeal. Guns are returned when…

Oct
30

HAWAII, WHY?

WHY DOES HAWAII document the lowest or one of the lowest rates of gun violence in the USA? They must be doing something right. An article written by Harry Cheadle titled “Why the US gun violence epidemic hasn’t reached Hawaii” analyzes why. Some…

Oct
12

NO FEAR GUN LAWS

NO FEAR GUN LAWS are gun laws that save lives while respecting the right of gun ownership for responsible owners. The NRA and Gun Owners of America would have us believe ALL gun laws are a slippery slope towards the government taking our…

Sep
11

HOW LONG?

HOW LONG frequently begins Old Testament verses. The tone cries out for an answer from God or individuals. Response is tearfully and angrily demanded. Mercy is the prize! Relief the succor. Here’s a sampling:: How long shall this fellow be a snare to…

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